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September 5, 2019

First ‘Richmond Highway’ Signs Now Up Along Route 1 in Crystal City

County crews replaced the first “Jefferson Davis Highway” sign this morning as officials work to complete Route 1’s renaming to “Richmond...
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September 4, 2019

New Irish Pub Plans to Replace Fiona’s in Crystal City

Crystal City may not be without an Irish pub for much longer. Fiona’s Irish Pub (567 23rd Street S.) closed suddenly in...
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August 22, 2019

Even without a car-tax bill, some Arlingtonians still will have to pay up

One-quarter of vehicle owners in Arlington will pay no car tax when bills come due in October. That’s the good...
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August 21, 2019

University of Maryland to open Crystal City center

The University of Maryland has reached a deal to plant its flag in Crystal City, opening the door to potential...
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August 13, 2019

Cycling Advocates Want Amazon to Add Protected Bike Lane Outside HQ2

Advocates want Amazon to help build a protected bike lane in Pentagon City as part of the development of its second headquarters. Advocacy group Sustainable...
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August 13, 2019

Housing Index: July home prices near Amazon HQ2 soar to highest levels in a decade

June tends to be the hottest month to buy a home in Greater Washington. That’s when demand is at its...
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August 12, 2019

Startup That Teaches Businesses to Sell on Amazon Moves Closer to HQ2

Most people using Amazon won’t browse past the first page of listings for any given search or category. That’s where...
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August 6, 2019

‘World Market’ Closing at Pentagon Row With Big Sale

Cost Plus World Market (1301 S. Joyce Street) in Pentagon Row is closing, so if you need imported beer, woven baskets,...
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August 6, 2019

Inside Amazon’s Plans to Add a New Daycare Facility to HQ2

As Amazon continues to hire for its HQ2, the company is also working through plans to include a new daycare facility inside...
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August 5, 2019

County Data Indicates Scooter Crashes, Injuries on the Rise

Scooter riders have reported an increasing number of crashes since the county agreed to test the devices last year. New data from...
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